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Trainee Estimator/Surveyor


Reynolds Dryline




9 Quorn Business Quarter Loughborough Road Loughborough LE12 7XF

Job Overview

Reynolds Dryline is a long-established family run business that is continuing to expand and evolve over recent years to provide SFS, Partitioning, Ceiling, Plastering and Tape & jointing solutions. The successful Junior/Trainee Estimator will join our commercial team to help secure a variety of schemes. On being successful candidate will report to Estimating team members. They will be expected to be competent in standard office duties which will include general process control, helping to obtain material quotations, assisting with the estimating process and understanding specifications / building products. In house training will be provided. The candidate should be able to apply themselves in a professional environment, liaise with internal and external customers, including subcontractors. They will occasionally visit sites to gain a full appreciation of the scale and scope of the works to be tendered. The position will involve working within a busy Estimating department. • Assist Estimators in the processing of bid enquiry documentation. • Attend site to gain a full appreciation of the scale, scope and risks of the works to be tendered. • Assist in the production of feasibility studies and budget proposals. • Assist in the estimating process utilising the electronic estimating systems. • Help in the production of Bill of Quantities and general tender submission documents. • Assist in responding to Client lead post tender queries. • Assist with post tender negotiations. • Ensure accurate and timely subcontract enquiries are used in the formulation of bids, ensuring thorough recognition of exclusions/conditions within quotations and resolve all issues prior to adjudication. • Help in maintaining and updating subcontract and material database information within the estimating software systems. • Assist in the pursuit of subcontract enquiries in the formulation of a bid and provision of accurate comparisons for discussion. • Provision of resource analyses, etc. on successful award of scheme. • In close liaison with both the buying and surveying teams, ensuring only accurate and current information is used in the compilation of bids. • Candidates should be computer literate and educated to A Level Standard in English and maths Compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures in respect of Health, Safety, the Environment, LIMS, I.T. and Human Resources.

Qualifications Required

Candidates should be computer literate and educated to A Level Standard in English and maths

Hours per week

40 Hours a week

Closing Date



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